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Peace rally held in Malindi

17 July 2012, 12:08 Alloys Musyoka

Religious leaders,provincial administration and political leaders held a peaceful inter religious prayers rally at Malindi Municipal grounds aimed at bringing different religions and communities in the area together as well as praying for Garisa grenade attack victims as the country head to general election.

Members of Muslim communities and Christians from all parts of Malindi district converged at the Municipal grounds where they held peaceful prayer rally before they raised funds for Garissa grenades attack victims.

Speakers who stood to pray and give a piece of advice stressed on maintaining peace among all communities living in the area for peaceful coexistence as the election date knock the door to avoid post election violence of 2007-2008.

Malindi senior district Commissioner Cosmus Mwanzia said there is need for all people living in the area regardless of their religion, race, tribe and political stand to accommodate each other.

“We want to waive the notion that there is division between Muslims and Christians in the country after Garisa church grenade attacks,” he noted.

Addressing locals at the same peaceful prayer rally Bishop Thomas Kakala of Malindi Jesus Care Center and Sheikh Abubakar Badawi said unity among the Muslims and Christians in the area and the country at large if of significant important.

Bishop Kakala noted that those who attacked churches at Garissa killing several people were not Muslims but gangs with aim of dividing Christians and Muslims from unity that has existed for decades now.

“We have stayed peaceful with our friends Muslims but just few of gangs who don’t know even the Muslims religious laws are out to divide us though they are late we condemn them wherever they are,” noted Bishop Kakala.

The clergymen urged youths to avoid people who are out to misuse them to cause violence in the country as the country prepare to hold a unique election.

Malindi aspiring Member of Parliament Fuad Kombe said there is need for government leaders not to ignore the outlawed Mombasa Republican Council and instead noted that dialogue between the two parties is of great important.

However Kombe warned Coast residents against attempting to cause chaos as the new constitution would automatically suspend any county that may have violence.

“We don’t want our region to be suspended because of violence caused by the group which is advocating for secession of the
Coast region because the constitution has given power the president to suspend any county that may not be able to conduct peaceful election,” he asserted.

Instead Kombe advised Coast residents to make use of the newly created county governments in dressing their grievances instead of planning to boycott general election which will not assist them but paralyze the region.

"We have the new constitution with us why can't we use it to get what we want and now? Everything will be on our hands and not the central government as it is now we are the ones to manage our own resources," he stressed.

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